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Please remember that these are not my own thoughts, simply the notes I took while Pastor Steven was speaking. Context is needed. Click here to watch The Power of a Better Question on YouTube. I have also linked the Bible verses so you can click to read those too.
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Sermon Notes : The Power of a Better Question
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- If it doesn’t get better, you will.
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- Genesis 3:1-2
- Sometimes the first question that comes to our mind about something is not the best question available.
- Jesus is the answer and the question.
- Is what we think we want really what we want? What should we want?
- God starts where you are.
- What do we need?
- Sin consciousness does not bring you to repentance.
- Do you spend more time on what you wear to church than you do asking what God spoke to you through the sermon?
- Number 13:17-33; Numbers 14:1-5
- The question isn’t has God given it; the question is will you go forward into it?
- You don’t know how close you are.
- It’s eating season.
- When you’re in the desert, you ask desert level questions.
- When you ask desert questions, you get dead end answers.
- God can give you the ability to look at a situation you see as an impossibility as an opportunity.
- The promise and the problems are a cluster.
- If you’re being led by your buts, you need a new leader.
- We all have a secret Egypt – Emotionally Grips Your Potential Tightly.
- Why has God brought me this far to leave me? You can flip it – why has He brought you this far to leave you right now? Do you really think God did all of that to leave you right now?
- The devil bothers you because you’re carrying something!
- God doesn’t ask our permission for who he can use.
- Why am I consulting the devil who is below me?
- Sometimes you want to go back, you are going back to something that is beneath you.
- It’s not always bad to go back.
- You can get what you want by asking the wrong questions.
- We have to learn new ways, and new responses.
- Their fear in the moment kept them stuck for an entire generation.
- Is this worth it? How are we going to do this?
- If I will focus on my character, God will take care of my reputation.
- We have to be determined to not die in the desert.
- Luke 15:17-18
- When we get out of our feelings and come to our senses, then we start asking better questions.
- Asking better questions leads us to better decisions.
- You can always go back to your Father.
Thank you for taking the time to stop and read today. Have a blessed week ahead!